tantrums

How Parents Can Predict a Meltdown…

Fists clench. Ears turn red. Lips quiver. The tiny chest heaves to draw in a breath and then — “NOOOOOOOO!!” When your child starts working…

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Why Kids Explode and What to Do About It

Just like us, our kids sometimes react angrily when something important to them feels attacked. First expressions of anger are almost always aggressive. As kids…

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The Five Powerful Results of Empathy

There is no more important time for kids to know they’re loved than when they misbehave. If the love message misses them then, they may think that love is conditional. People who believe that tend to rise and fall with their performance and compromise themselves for approval. Not what we want for our kids. So communicate love through empathy!

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How to Teach Flexibility Using a Pipe CleanerA Practical Idea for Teaching The Skill of Flexibility

Plans change. Life changes. And suddenly your sweet child who doesn’t get to have tomato soup is melting down on your kitchen floor. Or maybe…

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The Bigger the Meltdown, the Bigger the Opportunity

“Where sin abounds, Grace abounds more” When a child really “loses it” – the freakin’ out, screaming and kicking kind of lose it – parents…

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Tantrums From Tots To Teens

  Teen Tantrums Teen Tantrums are not all that different than two-year-old tantrums. So read the tip below and apply those principles. But there are…

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